January 28, 2005

Crapo To Address Domestic Violence, Latino-Tribal Issues Friday In Boise

Senator speaks to â??Partners for Justiceâ?? event

Boise - Building partnerships to end domestic violence in Idaho, as well as the rising political influence among Idaho minorities, will be among the topics addressed by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo during a visit to Boise this Friday. Crapo will keynote the â??Partners for Justiceâ?? Celebration Luncheon to offer updates on legislation regarding domestic violence as well as a public awareness campaign on the issue. â??Partners for Justiceâ?? has focused on assistance to victims of domestic violence through such efforts as public awareness campaigns and free legal services. Washington Group International and Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Linda Copple Trout are hosting the event that will also honor John and Andrea Jackson of Jacksonâ??s Food Stores. Friday morning Crapo will join Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, Judge Sergio Gutierrez, Congressman C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter, Dr. Marilyn Howard, and others at the first-ever Idaho Tribal/Latino Caucus Summit gathering at the DoubleTree Riverside Hotel. The purpose of the event is to promote social, economic, and political opportunities for Idahoâ??s Latino community and Tribal members.Friday, January 16th:Boise9:00 a.m. Crapo joins a number of other Idaho political, business, and state leaders to address the Idaho Tribal/Latino Caucus Summit. The meetings continue until midday at the DoubleTree Riverside Hotel in Garden City. Crapo will discuss issues and take questions.11:30 a.m. Crapo keynotes a luncheon speech on domestic violence and related issues during the annual â??Partners for Justiceâ?? Celebration Luncheon. The luncheon is being held at the MK Foundation Dining Room, Central Plaza, 720 Park Boulevard, just east of Broadway. # # #